Drivers, Illinois

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Drivers, Illinois
Drivers is located in Illinois
Drivers
Drivers
Drivers is located in the US
Drivers
Drivers
Coordinates: 38°19′50″N 88°59′35″W / 38.33056°N 88.99306°W / 38.33056; -88.99306Coordinates: 38°19′50″N 88°59′35″W / 38.33056°N 88.99306°W / 38.33056; -88.99306
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJefferson
Elevation
440 ft (130 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID407395[1]

Drivers is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Drivers in 1888, and remained in operation until 1907.[2] James R. Driver, the first postmaster, gave the community his name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Drivers, Illinois
  2. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.